Request for annual amount spent by Angus Council on all PFI repayments

The request was successful.

Dear Angus Council,
I would be much obliged if you could let me know the annual amount spent on all PFI repayments by Angus Council.

Yours faithfully,

Gordon Ewan.

InformationGovernance, Angus Council

Dear Mr Ewan

Thank you for your information request dated 23 January (received by Angus Council on 24 January 2019).

If we are unable to provide you with a response within 20 working days, we will advise you of this in writing.

Please refer to the information below which explains your right to complain if you are unhappy with how the Council is dealing with your request.

If you have any queries, please ask for me on 01307 476261 or email [Angus Council request email]

Yours sincerely
Cath Bowman

Cath Bowman | Admin Assistant (Info Gov)| Place |Legal and Democratic| Angus Council | Angus House | Orchardbank |Forfar| DD8 1AN |Tel 01307 476261 | [email address] | [email address]

Could we have used Skype instead

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004
INSPIRE (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2009

Your Right to Request a Review by the Council

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which Angus Council has dealt with your request for information under any of the above statutory instruments, you have a right to ask the council to review its actions and/or decisions regarding your request. If you wish to do this, you should make your request to the Service Leader – Legal & Democratic, Place Directorate, Angus Council, Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar DD8 1AN or e-mail [Angus Council request email] within 40 working days.

Your request must:
be in writing (or recordable format);
give your name and address for correspondence;
give details of the information which you originally requested from the council; and
give the reasons why you are dissatisfied with the way in which your application for information has been dealt with.

Your application for review will then be considered by the council’s review panel. The review panel will write to you informing you of its decision not later than 20 working days after receipt of your request for a review. The review panel will also provide you with a statement of its reasons for arriving at the decision it has made.

Your Right to Appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner

If you are dissatisfied with a decision of the council's review panel (or where the review panel has not provided you with a response), you have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision as to whether your request for information has been dealt with by the council in accordance with the above statutory instruments.

Your application to the Scottish Information Commissioner must:
be in a recordable format (letter, e-mail, audio tape etc);
give your name and address for correspondence.
give details of the request for information which you originally requested from the council;
give details of why you were dissatisfied with the council’s response to your original request;
give details of why you were dissatisfied with the decision of the council's review panel.

In the case of an EIR or FOI request your application to the Scottish Information Commissioner must be made within 6 months of receipt of the decision of the council’s review panel (or within 6 months of the date that the review panel should have responded). No such time limit applies under the 2009 Regulations.

Appeals to the Commissioner can be lodged online through the following hyperlink:
http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/YourR... or by contacting:

Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9BS; Telephone - 01334 464610; Fax - 01334 464611; Email - [email address]

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Dear Sir

 

Request for Information: Angus Council Ref: 127/19 – Request for Annual
Amount spent by Angus Council on all PFI repayments

 

Thank you for your information request dated 23 January 2019 (received by
the Council on the 24 January 2019)

 

You requested the following:-

 

I would be much obliged if you could let me know the annual amount spent
on all PFI repayments by Angus Council.

 

Our response is as follows:

 

Angus Council publishes information on the repayment amounts relating to
Private Finance Initiative (PFI), Public Private Partnership (PPP) and
similar contract arrangements within its annual final accounts
publication. The latest published accounts are for financial year 2017/18
and can be found at the following link:
[1]https://www.angus.gov.uk/media/angus_cou....
The information requested is contained within note 26 starting on page 73
of the document.

 

In compiling responses to information requests we invariably use
information which is routinely published on the Council’s website or
through its Publication Scheme which can be accessed at the following
link:
[2]http://www.angus,gov.uk/info/20300/freed...
If you require further information please first check that the information
you want is not routinely published as any such information is exempt from
release in terms of Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland)
Act 2002 or Regulation 6(1)(b) of the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations 2004.

 

I hope that this information is of some help to you.  Please note that the
information contained in this reply is believed to be accurate as at
todays date (unless otherwise indicated) but no warranty is given. 
Further, Angus Council does not accept liability for any loss, injury or
damage which arises from the use of the information contained in this
reply either by you or by any other party.  Please refer to the
information set out in the Appendix which explains your right to complain
if you are unhappy with how the Council has dealt with your request.

 

Please refer to the information set out in the Appendix which explains
your right to complain if you are unhappy with how the Council has dealt
with your request.

 

If you have any queries, please ask for Kevin Lumsden on (01307) 492187 or
e-mail [3][email address].

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Steven Mill

Service Lead (Finance)

 

APPENDIX

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004

INSPIRE (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2009

 

Your Right to Complain to the Council

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which Angus Council has dealt with
your request for information under any of the above statutory instruments,
you have a right to ask the council to review its actions and/or decisions
regarding your request. If you wish to do this, you should make your
request to the Service Leader - Legal & Democratic, Place, Angus Council,
Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar DD8 1AN or e-mail
[4][Angus Council request email] within 40 working days.

 

Your request must:

·         be in writing (or recordable format);

·         give your name and address for correspondence;

·         give details of the information which you originally requested
from the council;  and

·         give the reasons why you are dissatisfied with the way in which
your application for information has been dealt with.

 

Your application for review will then be considered by the council’s
review panel.  The review panel will write to you informing you of its
decision not later than 20 working days after receipt of your request for
a review. The review panel will also provide you with a statement of its
reasons for arriving at the decision it has made.

 

Your Right to Complain to the Scottish Information Commissioner:

If you are dissatisfied with a decision of the council's review panel (or
where the review panel has not provided you with a response), you have the
right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision as
to whether your request for information has been dealt with by the council
in accordance with the above statutory instruments.

 

Your application to the Scottish Information Commissioner must:

o be in a recordable format (letter, e-mail, audio tape etc);

o give your name and address for correspondence.
o give details of the request for information which you originally
requested from the council;
o give details of why you were dissatisfied with the council’s response
to your original request;
o give details of why you were dissatisfied with the decision of the
council's review panel.

 

In the case of an EIR or FOI request your application to the Scottish
Information Commissioner must be made within 6 months of receipt of the
decision of the council’s review panel (or within 6 months of the date
that the review panel should have responded).  No such time limit applies
under the 2009 Regulations.

 

The Scottish Information Commissioner can be contacted at:-

 

Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St
Andrews, Fife, KY16 9BS; Telephone - 01334 464610; Fax - 01334 464611;
Email - [5][email address])

 

 

 

 

 

Tracey Black/Administration Assistant/Place Directorate/Corporate
Finance/Angus House/Orchardbank Business ParkForfar/DD8 1AF/Tel (01307)
476201

 

 

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